Banc of California promoted 15-year industry veteran Thomas Hill to senior vice president, head of Middle Market Banking. Hill initially joined the bank in March 2018 as the Commercial Banking market executive for Los Angeles.

In his expanded role, Hill will oversee all middle market banking efforts covering Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties and will partner with the Treasury Management group to provide a comprehensive suite of products and services to this market segment.

“We are pleased to announce the promotion of Tom to lead all of our Middle Market Banking efforts in Southern California,” said Doug Bowers, president and CEO.

Jason Pendergist, executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking, added, “During Tom’s short tenure with the bank, he has demonstrated outstanding leadership, strong ability to execute on transactions and provide quality customer service.”

Prior to joining Banc of California, Hill served as senior managing director, Commercial Banking for the Los Angeles region at Opus Bank. He previously held positions at East West Bank, Union Bank and City National Bank.